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  • We are recruiting a Project Co-ordinator for Sheffield Cycling 4 All

    We are wanting to recruit a 2nd full-time project co-ordinator to join our existing project co-ordinator to develop our programme of engagement and activity. You will be helping to create and deliver new small group sessions for people with particular impairments or health conditions, as well as continuing to develop and deliver our popular open cycling sessions that have run for the past few years.

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  • Love Your Leftovers

    Love Your Leftovers

    Do you throw much food away? Each year, the UK wastes 5 million tonnes of edible food and drink – enough to fill nine Wembley Stadiums or 4,000 Olympic-sized swimming pools. So during this month a campaign has been set up to encourage people to cut down on this. The campaign is entitled Love Your Leftovers and includes a downloadable pack (with handy statistics and resources) and a food waste diary.

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  • Plans To Improve Health And Wellbeing

    Plans To Improve Health And Wellbeing

    NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group has just released its new five-year strategy aimed at improving the health adn wellbeing of the city’s population. The strategy includes a detailed plan for tackling health inequalities for people in the city who are worst off and have been disproportionately affected by continuing austerity.

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  • Jamie In Volunteer Of The Year Nomination

    Jamie In Volunteer Of The Year Nomination

    Congratulations to Jamie Preece, a volunteer at our Sheffield Cycling 4 All project. Jamie has been nominated as one of Britain’s best volunteers – and will soon be attending a prestigious event in the House Of Commons to find out if he is a prizewinner.He is one of the entrants for the NHS Parliamentary Awards, an annual event designed to recognise the best of the National Health Service and those who go above and beyond the call of duty to help people.

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  • Arts & Culture Feature Alongside Invictus UK Trials

    Arts & Culture Feature Alongside Invictus UK Trials

    As the Invictus UK Trials take over Sheffield’s sporting venues this month there’s a programme of not to be missed, renowned and befitting art and cultural activities also taking place in the city.

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  • Healthwatch Sheffield's Annual Report

    Healthwatch Sheffield's Annual Report

    Healthwatch Sheffield has engaged and supported more people than ever during 2018/19, according to its annual report.In the last year they heard from 3,270 people who spoke about their experiences of different areas of health and social care. That’s more than double the number that they saw the previous year. They also published 20 reports and briefings based on what they were told including 36 recommendations to providers and commissioners of health and social care.

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  • Supported Loving Can Help you Find Love

    Supported Loving Can Help you Find Love

    “For people with learning disabilities , finding love is often more than just chemistry – it can come down to getting the right support from your staff.” So says Choice Support which is why they have set up the national Supported Loving Network and produced a series of guides on issues around sex and relationships.

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  • NHS Sheffield CCG's AGM

    NHS Sheffield CCG's AGM

    An invitation has gone out from the NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group to attend their Annual General Meeting on Thursday July 11th from 2to 4pm to hear what the CCG has achieved over the past year, its challenges and plans for the future. The theme for this year is discussing your ideas for how to improve the health of the people of Sheffield, by providing more services closer to home.

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  • Age Is No Barrier to Helping The Community

    Age Is No Barrier to Helping The Community

    Do you know an older person who makes an amazing contribution to their community in Sheffield? Or a younger person, group or business that makes Sheffield a great place for older people to live in? If so, why don’t you nominate them for the first ever annual Age Friendly Sheffield Awards. Nominations close on July 15th.

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  • Hidden Disability Changes To Blue Badge Scheme

    Hidden Disability Changes To Blue Badge Scheme

    People with ‘hidden disabilities’ will soon be able to get Blue Badge parking permits due to the biggest review of the scheme since it was set up almost half a century ago. The changes will ‘go live’ on 30 August 2019 and we will update our Disability Sheffield Blue Badge Factsheet nearer the time when full details are known.

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